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My in-laws forcing me to drink water used in bathing my dead husband, widow cries out

A 34-year-old widow, Chioma Asomugha from Ubahuekwem in Ihiala area of Anambra, has raised the alarm that her in-laws were forcing her to drink water used in bathing her dead husband’s corpse.

Abuja panel on SARS brutality to resume soon – NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Thursday said that its Independent Investigation panel on allegations of violations of human rights by the defunct SARS and other police units will continue public sitting in Abuja soon.

Senate confirms Buhari’s nominee, Salamatu Suleiman, as NHRC chair

The Senate has confirmed the nominations of 12 persons for appointment, as Chairman and members of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC.

JUSUN strike: NBA directs members to start bailing suspects in police custody

The National Human Rights Committee, NHRC, of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has directed its members to conduct frequent visits to Police stations to...

Rights commission receives 276 cases in Kano

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, says it has received 276 cases from January to March, 2021 in Kano State.

Rights commission receives 121 complaints in Kaduna – Official

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, received 121 complaints of human rights abuse in Kaduna in three months.

I was tortured for refusing to pay SARS officers N5m, petitioner alleges

A car dealer, Timothy Ogbeye, told a National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Wednesday that he was tortured by SARS operatives in Anambra for refusing to pay N5million.

NHRC panel orders IGP to hand over 4 policemen fingered in alleged extra-judicial killing

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, panel on Monday ordered the Inspector-General of Police to arrest of four officers mentioned in alleged extra-judicial killing.

NHRC begins investigation into sexual, gender based violence in Sokoto, urges survivors to open up

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Monday commenced special investigation into cases bordering on Sexual and Gender Based Violence, SGBV, in Sokoto State, urging survivors to open up.

#EndSARS: NHRC panel postpones sitting indefinitely

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, an independent investigative panel on the violations of human rights by the defunct Special Anti-Robbed Squad, SARS, has postponed sitting indefinitely.

NHRC receives 733 human rights complaints in Plateau

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, said it had received 733 complaints of human rights abuse in Plateau in 2020.

CISLAC seeks collaboration with Nigerian rights commission over civilian protection

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, on Monday, paid an advocacy visit to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to discuss areas of collaboration on civilian protection.

NHRC receives over 100 rights violation cases in Katsina —Coordinator

Katsina State Coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Adamu Umaru, said that the commission received over 100 cases from January to date.

Police Brutality: NHRC inaugurates independent probe panel on human rights violations

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Wednesday inaugurated an 11-member Independent Investigative Panel, IIP, to probe allegations of human rights violations against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, and other units of the Nigeria Police Force, NFP.

Rights Commission sets up independent panel to investigate SARS brutalities

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, says it is setting up an Independent Investigation Panel to look into human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and other segments of the Nigerian Police within the next one week.

Lai Mohammed partners women affairs ministry to launch National Campaign Against Rape

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said his ministry is partnering with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs to launch a national campaign against rape and gender-based violence in the country.

 In 5 months, Borno records 500 sexual abuses – NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, in Borno, says it has recorded about 500 cases of sexual abuse and Gender-Based Violence, GBV, in the past five months.

COVID-19: Nigerian human rights agency receives 104 complaints in 1 week 

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has received 104 complaints and incidents of alleged human rights violation between April 27 and May 3.

Commission lauds Nigerian media for dedication to COVID-19 fight

Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Monday commended the Nigerian Media for its dedication to the fight against COVID-19.

Human rights commission condemns attack on Justice Odili’s residence

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has condemned the growing culture of attack on judges and the Judiciary over judgments on political cases.

NHRC tags Kano as most human rights-friendly state

Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has described Kano as a human rights-friendly state worthy of emulation by other states in the country.

Presidential panel receives 96 sexual violence complaints – NHRC

The presidential Special Investigation Panel on Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV, in Nigeria has so far received 96 complaints and memoranda across the six geo-political zones on cases of sexual gender-based violence.

Sexual Abuse: Child Rights Act must be domesticated, says NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has appealed to the Gombe State Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act to curb the increasing cases of child sexual abuse in the state.

NHRC trains Nigerian troops on human rights protection at warfront

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Thursday began training of front-line troops on accountability and respect for human rights during counter-terrorism operations.

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